Archive for August 9th, 2018
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Maintaining nitrogen level is key to healthy sweet potato crops

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 9: Carefully managing nitrogen levels is the most important trick to obtain high yields from sweet potato crops. Too little nitrogen and the plants do not grow properly and too much of it, again, leads to low yield.
A recent study focuses on how much…

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Genetic mutations may impact cancer treatment

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 09 : Turns out, genetic mutations in appendix cancerare distinct from those found in colon cancer and that mutations in the genes are good predictors of survival among people with appendix cancer.
To understand why some patients with appendix cancer respond to standard treatmentwhile others do…

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Always had to prove myself at every point: John Abraham

Mumbai, Aug 9 John Abraham has been working in films for nearly 15 years and has several commercially and critically acclaimed films to his credit but the actor says he had to “prove himself” at every point in his career.

Even though he garnered success in films like “Dhoom”, “Dostana…

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Loose underwear may be good for sperm production

Washington D.C. [USA] Aug 9 : Turns out, certain styles of men’s underwear may inhibit production of sperm.
According to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared…

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Lord’s Test: India eyes big changes in team?

London [United Kingdom], Aug 09: Ahead of the second Test match in the five-match series against England, Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday hinted towards changes in the team’s lineup in an attempt to plug the pretty gaping holes that were revealed during the Edgbaston Test.
Having lost…

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SonyLIV and Legrand Innovate to entertain with ‘The Good Vibes’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 9 : The Good Vibes’, a new web-series is here and there’s more than one reason to look forward. An endearing story of a couple, ‘The Good Vibes’ is one of a kind creative collaboration between Legrand, the innovative electrical brand and SonyLIV, India’s…

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Thai cave rescue: Stateless boys, coach get citizenship

Bangkok [Thailand] Aug 9: Three boys from a football team, who were rescued from Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand last month, were granted Thai citizenshipalong with their 25-year-old coach on Wednesday.
The head coach of the Wild Boars soccer team, said, they received their official Thai ID…

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RS Dy Chairman Polls: Sena, TDP to support Congress candidate

New Delhi [India], August 9: Seems like Congress candidate for the post of Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (RS) is garnering the support of maximum political parties.
Elections for the same will be held on Thursday.
Addressing the media, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader, YS Chowdary, confirmed that his…

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